Henry H. Houston Elementary School

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Henry H. Houston School
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Henry H. Houston School, June 2010
Henry H. Houston Elementary School is located in Philadelphia
Henry H. Houston Elementary School
Henry H. Houston Elementary School is located in Pennsylvania
Henry H. Houston Elementary School
Henry H. Houston Elementary School is located in the US
Henry H. Houston Elementary School
Location 7300 Rural Ln.,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°03′33″N 75°11′42″W / 40.0591°N 75.1949°W / 40.0591; -75.1949Coordinates: 40°03′33″N 75°11′42″W / 40.0591°N 75.1949°W / 40.0591; -75.1949
Area 2.3 acres (0.93 ha)
Built 1926–1927
Architect Irwin T. Catharine
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference # 88002283[1]
Added to NRHP April 10, 1989

Henry H. Houston Elementary School is a historic elementary school located in the Mount Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the School District of Philadelphia. The building was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1926–1927. It is a three-story, nine bay, brick building on a raised basement in the Late Gothic Revival-style. It features a projecting stone entryway with Tudor arched opening, stone surrounds, and a crenelated parapet.[2]

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Jefferson M. Moak (May 1987). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Henry H. Houston School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03. 

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